LAS VEGAS, NV The Bahamas Relief Foundation (BRF) raised over $63,000 during the ‘Champions for Charity’ Livestream Fundraiser to raise awareness for Bahamians affected by Hurricane Dorian.
BRF President, Rick Fox hosted the livestream for a full 24-hours from the HyperX Esports Arena in Las Vegas preceding the League of Legends (LoL) All-Star Event. The stream featured special guests and a star-studded lineup of world-best LoL talent including: Faker, Tyler 1, Goldenglue, Yassuo, Captain Flowers, Azael, and Travis Gafford.
A total of 1.2M viewers tuned-in to Rick’s stream, which was #1 on the ‘League of Legends’ Twitch page for the day, and had an average of 10,000 concurrent views. The top donation of $10,000 was made by the ‘Riot Social Impact Fund’.
Streamers were entertained throughout the campaign with LoL shout-casting, cosplay, flex-offs, hair-dying, karaoke, and more.
“It was truly special to connect my passion for LoL and the Esports community with a greater cause that is so near and dear to my heart, which is my home country of the Bahamas and the Bahamian people. This stream was fun, emotional, and so powerful seeing the support from all of the generous people around the world.” said Rick Fox.
The fundraising target for the campaign, which is still open through LoL All-Star weekend,
is $100,000. This will contribute to BRF’s immediate focus to repair damaged homes and long-term goals of rebuilding homes, businesses, and schools in the Bahamas.
You can make a tax-deductible donation to the Bahamas Relief Foundation and ‘Champions for Charity’ campaign at www.bahamasrelieffoundation.org.
Bahamas Relief Foundation (BRF) is a non-profit corporation purposed for ‘creating hope for Bahamians’. Its’ vision is to raise and distribute funds for the Bahamian people to recover and rebuild following Hurricane Dorian in all areas of need including medical care, transportation, housing, infrastructure, and job creation
Rick ‘Ulrich’ Fox formed the Bahamas Relief Foundation after witnessing the massive devastation and destruction that the hurricane has caused, the annihilation of homes, facilities, and massive displacement of people and entire communities. BRF advisors include high profile sports stars, Serena Williams and Shaquille O’Neal.
For press enquiries please contact Jenny@Bahamasrelieffoundation.org